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foursquare

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of foursquare

  1. 1 free in expressing one's true feelings and opinions it's no time to be foursquare if you're asked whether a certain outfit makes a person look fat Synonyms candid, direct, forthcoming, forthright, frank, freehearted, free-spoken, honest, open, openhearted, out-front, outspoken, plain, plainspoken, straight, straightforward, unguarded, unreserved, up-frontRelated Words artless, earnest, guileless, ingenuous, innocent, naive (or naïve), natural, real, sincere, unaffected, undesigning, unpretending, unpretentious; outgoing, uninhibited, unrestrained; vocal, vociferous; abrupt, bluff, blunt, brusque (also brusk), crusty, curt, gruff, sharp; impertinent, impolite, inconsiderate, rude, tactless, thoughtless, uncivil, undiplomatic, ungracious, unmannerly, unsubtleNear Antonyms inhibited, reserved, restrained; close-mouthed, laconic, quiet, reticent, taciturn, tight-lipped, uncommunicative; ambiguous, circuitous, equivocal, evasive; diplomatic, politic, tactful; civil, considerate, courteous, politeAntonyms dissembling, uncandid, unforthcoming

  2. 2 going straight to the point clearly and firmly a foursquare evaluation of her performance that didn't mince words Synonyms direct, forthright, straightforward, plain, straightRelated Words aboveboard, candid, frank, free-spoken, honest, open, openhearted, outspoken, plainspoken, unguarded, unreserved; artless, earnest, sincere; uninhibited, unrestrained; abrupt, bluff, blunt, brusque (also brusk), curt, gruff, point-blank, sharp; impolite, inconsiderate, rude, tactless, undiplomatic; true, truthful, veraciousNear Antonyms circumlocutory, long-winded, prolix, verbose, wordy; inhibited, reserved, restrained; civil, courteous, polite, tactful; deceitful, lying, mendacious, untruthful; erroneous, fallacious, false; ambiguous, equivocal, evasive, misleading; double-dealing, hypocritical, two-facedAntonyms circuitous, indirect, roundabout

  3. 3 having four equal sides and four right angles the design of the foursquare Georgian mansion is strongly symmetrical, the wide central hallway being flanked by two rooms on either side Synonyms square, quadrateRelated Words blockish, blocky, boxlike, boxy, cubic, cubical, cuboid; squarish; rectangular

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